Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Hypotrix Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 5 : 369.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Hypotrix purpurigera Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 5: 369.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1905. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 5: 291.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female BRAZIL: Nouvelle-Fribourg, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 23 species in the genus HYPOTRIX.

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